Tag: Justine Dodgen

March 12, 2015
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by Justine Dodgen This week, the White House hosted a summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) to discuss how the United States and its partners can counter extremist ideologies and prevent…

February 18, 2015

by Justine Dodgen While Pasadena City Hall may be best known for its appearances on the hit show Parks and Recreation, it is also home to one of the longest-governing mayors…

February 10, 2015

by Justine Dodgen On February 17, The Bedrosian Center will host the first event of the Center’s newest program series, Policy at the Playhouse. With this series, the Bedrosian Center aims…

February 3, 2015

by  Justine Dodgen Last week, former CEO of Los Angeles County Bill Fujioka joined students at the Bedrosian Center’s Lunch with a Leader event to discuss his ideas about leadership…

January 16, 2015

by Justine Dodgen 2014-2015 Faculty Research Awards Announced The Bedrosian Center is pleased to announce the research projects that have been selected for Faculty Research Awards for the 2014-2015 academic year.…

January 15, 2015

by Justine Dodgen The events surrounding the Paris massacre have sparked an international debate on the right to free speech. While there is widespread consensus over the unspeakable tragedy of these…

December 11, 2014

by Justine Dodgen Last week, the Bedrosian Center hosted Professor Edward Kleinbard of Gould Law School to discuss his new book, We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend our…

December 3, 2014
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November 25, 2014

by Justine Dodgen Edward D. Kleinbard’s solution to America’s economic inequality might seem pretty revolutionary. Last month, The LA Times quoted Kleinbard as saying, “the left sees me as a Wall…

November 19, 2014

by Justine Dodgen and Raphael Bostic Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton One in four children in America is functionally illiterate, according to LeVar Burton, host and executive producer of the well-known children’s…

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October 17, 2014

by Justine Dodgen Over the last few weeks, the United States has escalated its offensive against ISIS, also referred to as ISIL, Daesh, and the Islamic State. As ISIS continues to…

September 30, 2014

by Justine Dodgen Last week, thousands of Hong Kong students began protesting Beijing’s recent decision to place limitations on the selection of candidates for Hong Kong’s 2017 Chief Executive election. On…

September 23, 2014

by Justine Dodgen With the 2014 mid-term elections just over a month away, there has been speculation about voter turnout. In the 2012 Presidential elections, citizens ages 18-29 represented one-fifth (21%)…